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Fallcoming & Family Weekend

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Thursday-Sunday, October 9-12, 2014

Weekend highlights included:

  • The opening of The Kevin and Karen Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
  • Open classes, tours, lectures, career events and networking opportunities
  • Alumni Council, Parents Advisory Council and Trustee meetings
  • Recognition of Linda Johnson ’80 as the Jeff Little ’71 Volunteer of the Year
  • NESCAC Festival: Fall sports games and celebrations
  • World-Class Jazz led by Dick Hyman H’02

All Fallcoming and Family Weekend '14 photos on Flickr

From left, President Joan Hinde Stewart, Professor Sam Pellman, Eugene & Loretta Romano, Linda Johnson, Kevin & Karen Kennedy, Claudia and Jeff Little, and Steve Sadove cut the ribbon of the new Kennedy Center.
What a Weekend!

With the gleaming new Kevin and Karen Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts as its centerpiece, the combined Fallcoming and Family Weekend celebrated the arts over three days of glorious Central New York autumn weather.  More ...

Mary Schmidt Campbell lectures prior to the dedication of the Kennedy Center.
Art: An Insurgent Institution

Describing the function of art is nearly as difficult as defining it. Both the purpose and objective of art are fluid concepts, changing based on the perspective and context of those viewing it. More than anything, though, art is powerful, holding within itself the capacity for great change. It is effectively an insurgent: a catalyst capable of causing social and cultural advancement from within an institution itself.  More ...

Alex meeting and greeting on Martin's Way
Alex Makes His Debut

Meeting all passerbys on Martin's Way, Alex made his formal debut Friday morning of Fallcoming/Family Weekend. The college's new mascot stepped to the music of a bagpiper and drummer as he made his entrance onto the Sadove Student Center patio.  More ...

Yale's Robert Storr addresses the audience in a lecture launching Fallcoming/Family Weekend.
A Life of Art

Hamilton welcomed Yale Professor and Art School Dean Robert Storr to campus to give the Celebration of the Arts opening address in one of the first events of Fallcoming/Family Weekend on Oct. 9. It was one of many to celebrate the dedication of The Kevin and Karen Kennedy Center for Theater and the Studio Arts (KTSA).  More ...

A view of the front of the Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
Kennedy Center Dedication is Among Fallcoming, Family Weekend Highlights

Hamilton’s combined Fallcoming and Family Weekend, Oct. 9-12, will celebrate the arts with a number of exciting events including the dedication of The Kevin and Karen Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts, the opening of the new Alyson Shotz exhibit in the Wellin Museum, and addresses by national leaders in the arts world.  More ...

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